20.0243 Retention of vessel for inspection regarding suspected violations.

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The Board or its authorized representative may temporarily retain any vessel when reasonable suspicion exists that there is a violation of a provision of this chapter or rules of the Board by a vessel carrying goods or passengers from any port, landing on islands of American Samoa. Retention of the vessel shall be only for that time needed to conduct an inspection to ascertain if such violation exists.

History: 1971, PL 12-34 § 16.